Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Pumpkin spice, caramel apple, carrot cake are limited-time offers

PHILADELPHIA -- Tastykake has rolled out new fall flavors in Mini Donuts and Kandy Kakes. Jumping on the bandwagon of the always-popular pumpkin flavor, Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts feature a pumpkin-flavored doughnut covered in cinnamon. The Caramel Apple Mini Donuts are coated with a caramel crumble...

Keebler Sugar Wafers

Keebler adds chocolate flavor to Sugar Wafers sweet snacks.

New flavor, new packaging aim to satisfy sweets craving

ELMHURST, Ill. – New flavors keep the world turning, especially the convenience-store world of snacks. To that end, Kellogg's has added chocolate wafers to its Keebler Sugar Wafers lineup. The chocolate wafers join the strawberry and vanilla flavors that cookie lovers have been buying for decades...

Oberto launches digital marketing campaign featuring Hunter Pence

KENT, Wash. -- Meat snack maker Oberto Brands has teamed up with a San Francisco Giants player on some new digital marketing that launches online today. Hunter Pence, outfielder for the professional baseball team, is featured in a series called "Pence-ive Moments." The videos show Pence deep in...

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